is the southernmost suburb of the Gold Coast,
Queensland, Australia. It has a population of 4,869
and is named after the schooner Coolangatta
which was wrecked there in 1846.
Coolangatta and its immediate
neighbouring "Twin Town"
in New South Wales have a shared economy. The Tweed
River supports a thriving fishing fleet, and the
seafood is a local specialty offered in the
restaurants and clubs of the holiday and retirement
region on both sides of the state border.
The Gold Coast Airport, formerly
known as Coolangatta Airport, is located at
Coolangatta, with some of the runway going across
the border into New South Wales. (Via
Looking down the line of the border between
NSW and QLD
has a humid subtropical climate
with warm, wet summers and cool, moist winters.
Although there is four times as much rainfall in
March as there is in September, Coolongatta is still
considered to have no dry season because there is
more than a tenth of the rainfall of the wettest
month in the driest month of the year.
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its close proximity with the tourist area of
has a shared economy with Coolangatta based
heavily on tourism. Some of Tweed Heads' most
popular tourist destinations include Mount
Warning, which is one of the largest shield
volcanoes in the Southern Hemisphere, only
slightly smaller than Banks Peninsula. Other
popular tourist destinations are the surrounding
Nightcap, Border Rangers, Springbrook and
Lamington National Parks, in which there is an
abundance of sub-tropical animals.
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